With a temperate year-round climate, it is always a great time to hit the beach in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, Fort Morgan or Perdido Key.
Even if you are not staying in a Gulf-front property, there are more than 30 miles of white-sand beaches to explore from your beach condo or house rental, or by visiting one of the many public beach access locations.
Called Leave Only Footprints, this comprehensive program provides tips for helping create a safe, clean, family-friendly environment for all visitors.
The City of Gulf Shores provides seasonal lifeguard services between March and September, and encourages the public to swim at the protected public swimming areas when lifeguards are present.
One full-time beach safety supervisor and 13 seasonal lifeguards make up the city's beach patrol.
Lifeguard towers are located at the following locations in Gulf Shores:
The City of Orange Beach Surf Rescue Division consists of eight lifeguards patrolling a 9.5-mile stretch of coastline with four lifeguard towers, four all-terrain vehicles and two Jet Skis.
Lifeguard towers are located at the following locations in Orange Beach:
Please observe and obey the Beach Warning Flag System, which is in place for your safety. The absence of beach warning flags does not indicate safe swimming conditions.
In Gulf Shores, beach warning flags are visible in the following locations:
If you have questions or need to report damage once you have arrived in your vacation property, please call 800-775-8945.